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China scooping up deals in Africa as US firms hesitate

Three Chinese workers took a break on a construction job where they are building 3,000 houses near Luanda, Angola.
By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / December 24, 2005

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LUANDA, Angola -- China's growing demand for energy sources and profitable construction deals is leading the world's most populous country increasingly to swoop into Africa, where it has found abundant raw materials, governments desperate for outside investments, and relatively little competition from American firms. (Full article: 1623 words)

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